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Chambers County grant should bolster postsecondary, economic development efforts

Unite Inc., an organization dedicated to increasing college access for Black students in rural Alabama, has been awarded a $2.1 million grant

Schools are getting creative in trying to attract teachers

Housing assistance, loan forgiveness, help with advanced degrees and more are offered by schools to help find and keep teachers in the classroom.

UA alumni group receives record gift

The estate of Bill Decas has given $8 million to the University of Alabama’s National Alumni Association, the largest single gift the NAA has received.

Tuskegee University names new president

Dr. Mark Brown has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Tuskegee University. He starts July 1.

New president at Athens State University

Dr. Catherine Wehlburg has been named the 39th president of Athens State University.

Huntingdon College names new president

Dr. Anthony Leigh will serve as the 15th president of Huntingdon College, beginning July 1.

Spotlight on Baldwin County: Higher Education

Five higher education institutions offer academic and career programs in Baldwin County.

Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind launches modern manufacturing program

The institute is partnering with East AlabamaWorks on the program, which will help students learn skills for manufacturing positions.

Alabama Power Foundation donates $500K to USA College of Medicine

The Alabama Power Foundation has given $500,000 to the University of South Alabama to help support construction of the new Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine

HPM completes renovations to two buildings on Drake State campus

The $15 million project houses the Drake State's growing nursing program and updates its library.

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